During the fifth season of The Archive Project, enjoy recordings from Portland Arts & Lectures events, as well as the Verselandia! city-wide youth poetry clam, the Portland Book Festival, and other community events happening right here in Portland, Oregon.
Elena Passarello is an actor, essayist, and recipient of a 2015 Whiting Award. Her work has appeared in theNew York Times,Paris Review, andThe Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018, and has been translated into German, Italian, French, and Mandarin. She is the author of the essay collections Let Me Clear My ThroatandAnimals Strike Curious Poses, the latter of which won the 2018 Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction and made the Best Books of 2017 lists in theNew York Times,Guardian, andPublisher’s Weekly. Passarello teaches creative writing at Oregon State University and appears weekly on the nationally-syndicated PRI radio variety show LiveWire!. Visit her online at elenapassarello.com.